December 1, 2013- It was a banner year for Lafrance Performance and their growing list of clients. Multiple feature wins, championships, and strong performances week to week continue to make Lafrance Performance one of the leading engine builders in this area.
Chris Raabe had an outstanding 2013 season, claiming 10 feature wins, 28 top five finishes and 32 top ten results on his way to claiming the 2013 Track Championship at RPM Speedway. Raabe also finished third in points at both Mohawk International Raceway and Cornwall Speedway.
Mario Clair had a solid 2013 season as well. He visited victory lane on three occasions, and captured the 2013 Cornwall Speedway track championship. Clair Also finished second in points at Autodrome Drummond, fourth in points at Le RPM Speedway, fifth overall at Mohawk International Raceway as well as third overall on the Mr. DIRTcar 358 Modified Series.
Alain Boisvert had a great season as well, finishing the year third in points at Autodrome Granby with a pair of feature wins. Boisvert also had a very impressive third place finish with his Lafrance Performance powered 358 Modified at the biggest event of the season in Syracuse, New York during Super DIRT Week back in October.
Several first time winners also came out of the Lafrance Performance stable of drivers, as Etienne Girard with his 360 Sprint Car, Daniel Nadeau and Michel Chicoine in 358 Modifieds all collected their first career wins in their respective divisions.
Several other drivers also had strong seasons utilizing Lafrance Performance engines such as, Yan Bussiere, Steve Nadeau, Dominic Dufault and Gabriel Richer.
Lafrance Performance is the place to call for all your performance engine building needs. His racing engines have made it to victory lane over 400 times through the Northeastern United States and Canada. Yves Lafrance can build a racing engine for Kart racing to Tractor Pulling and anything in between. He specializes in V8 engines. In addition to having more then 25 years of engine building experience (including three years in NASCAR), Yves also has 10 years of knowledge working with an engine dynometre and conveniently has one at his Summerstown, Ontario shop.
For more information on Lafrance Performance and Yves Lafrance, please visit our website, www.lafranceperformance.com.
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